Tenth Asian School on Computer Science
5 - 8 December,  1997
ICIMOD,  Kathmandu,  Nepal

Organized by

Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand)
Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (France)

IMAGE : modeling, synthesis, analysis and simulation.
The Asian School on Computer Science has been organized by the Asian Institute of Technology and the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (France) over these past ten years.   One of its main objectives is to provide short courses conducted by leading experts in the fields in Asia enabling local participations from the Asian region, particularly from the less advantaged countries.

The Tenth Asian School on Computer Science is to be held in Kathmandu where image processing has been found to be one  important aspects of computer applications.   This particular school, thus, concentrate on computing  with images.

The school receives local supports from ICIMOD and the Computer Association of Nepal.


Curves and Surfaces in Geometric Modeling

The lectures are intended to provide a overall view of Geometric Modeling using curves and surfaces in their parametric representations.  Eventhough B-spline curves and surfaces are becoming more and more popular, this presentation is based upon Bezier curves and surfaces, because the former can always  be treated as composite Bezier curves and surfaces. An alternative approach based upon Ball curves  and surfaces is also presented to  show the conversion from one model to the other. Since conversion is useful in practical situations to make use of the merit of each model.

Image synthesis and light simulation
Jean-Claude PAUL, INRIA(Nancy), FRANCE

The producton of synthetis images from geometric models requires a precise treatment of lighting effects that can be achieved by simulating the underlying physical phenomena of light emission, propagation, and reflection. The purpose of the course is to provide a comprehensive description of the most advanced algorithms for such simulations of radiative light transfer, namely the Radiosity method and Monte Carlo techniques. Then, fundamental research issues such as decomposition domain methods, parallel implementations are discussed, and specialized applications such as vizualisation of architectural spaces, driving simulation, computer-aided lighting design, are presented.

Medical Image Analysis and Simulation
Nicholas Ayache, INRIA (Sophia-Antpolis), FRANCE

In this course, I introduce the field of Medical Image Analysis and Simulation. I present the medical needs required to improve diagnosis and therapy from multidimensional images.  I list the basic research issues, and provide a survey of the state of the art, organized along the following categories: visualization, segmentation, registration, morphometry, motion, and simulation. I sketch the description of a few but demonstrative solutions, and illustrate each topic with recent results.



Venue: ICIMOD Auditorium, Kathmandu
(b) Registration: US$200.- which covers tuition,  printed materials, lunches and coffee breaks.
Combined registration fee with ASIAN'97 available.
(c) Accommodation: various types of accommodation (approx. upto US$25 per person) is available near ICIMOD.
(d) Pre-registration by 20 November, 1997 is appreciated.


E-mail - provide name, address, affiliation,  method of payment, accomodation reservation request. school97@cs.ait.ac.th
On-line registration click here for form
Rigistration by post - provide information as for e-mail registration. Orapin Charoenchai,
Computer Science and Information Managemnet,
Asian Institute of Technology,
P.O. Box 4, Klong Luang
Pathumthani 12120
(e) On-site registration US$250.-